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A step forward towards building resilience and addressing climate risks is to bridge the gap between science and policy across administrative levels, says Mr Ganesh Gorti, Consultant, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI

Rising temperatures and sea levels are amongst climate threats to tourism in Goa, say Mr Ganesh Gorti, Consultant, and Mr Nehru Machineni, Associate Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

Internationally, a growing number of companies are working to adapt carbon pricing for their strategic objectives, Dr Annapurna Vancheswaran, Senior Director, Sustainable Development Outreach & Youth Education Division, TERI.

The State of Goa has made tremendous improvements on various economic and social development parameters, but the sanitation indicators have relatively lagged behind, says Ms Mary Abraham, Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI.

The world over, about 2.4 billion people do not have access to improved sanitation, and about one billion people still defecate in the open, of which India's contribution is sizable, says Dr S K Sarkar, Director, Water Resources & Forestry division, TERI

The State of Goa has made tremendous improvements on various economic and social development parameters, but the sanitation indicators have relatively lagged behind, says Ms Mary Abraham, Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI.

Panaji is on the move towards becoming one of the first smart cities of India, and under the ongoing AMRUT scheme, it is undergoing transformation to develop more robust infrastructure linkages, says Ms Priyadarshika Das, Research Associate, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI.

Cities all over the world are faced with diverse challenges ranging from urbanization, population growth, poverty, to the impending falls outs of climate change, says Ms Priyadarshika Das, Research Associate, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI.

The spread of rural electrification has been overestimated, and the adoption of subsidised LPG has not picked up, says Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Social Transformation Division, TERI